Crime

Booze and belligerence on the docket for NPD

Booze and belligerence on the docket for NPD

Nelson police have been coping with booze and belligerence, according to NPD Sgt. Paul Bayes.

"On Nov 10 at 9:54 a.m., the Nelson Police responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Hwy 3A/Lakeview Crescent," Bayes said in a press release Wednesday. "The vehicle had driven over the bank and rolled over at that location. The 26-year-old driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, sustained only minor injuries. Speed and alcohol were a factor. The driver was issued a 90-day immediate roadside suspension after providing samples of his breath."

Police seeking suspect in broad-daylight armed robbery in Castlegar

Police seeking suspect in broad-daylight armed robbery in Castlegar
Police are asking for public assistance in identifying the perpetrator of an armed robbery in Castlegar Wednesday morning, according to RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little.
 
"On Nov. 13, at approximately 11:15 a.m., a male entered the Paragon Pharmacy located at #117- 1983 Columbia Ave. ...

Multiple charges laid in a 17 million dollar ponzi scheme investigation

Multiple charges laid in a 17 million dollar ponzi scheme investigation

RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) supported by the Vancouver Police Department commenced an investigation in February 2012 into a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme.
 
It is alleged that between January 1, 2010 to August 31, 2012, approximately $40,000,000 was obtained fraudulently from over 100 victims.
 

Nelson man walks away from single-vehicle accident

The Ford F-150 truck rests on its roof following a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning. — The Nelson Daily photo

A 26-year-old Nelson man was issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition following a single-vehicle truck accident Sunday morning on the Highway 3A/6 interchange.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:50 a.m. when the male driving a newer model Ford F-150 lost control on the Highway 3A/6  interchange heading west from Nelson, jumping the curb.

NPD warn public of computer phone scam making the rounds

NPD warn public of computer phone scam making the rounds

Nelson Police is once again sending out a warning to consumers about a phone scam making its way through the Heritage City — this time using computers as its hook to reel in the public.

Nelson Police Department Sergeant Janet Scott-Pryke said in a media release the victim receives a call reading “out of the area” on the call display.

The victim is advised that they were speaking to software expert who had identified problems with their computers.

RCMP investigate break in at Salmo Pub Cold beer and Wine Store

RCMP investigate break in at Salmo Pub Cold beer and Wine Store

RCMP are investigating a B & E in the early hours of Tuesday at the Salmo Pub Cold beer and Wine store.

Police received a call at 4:03 a.m. that the store located on Fourth Street in Salmo had been broken into.

The male, in the store for approximately two minutes, stole cigarettes and liquor then left the store through the same door.

Police and a store attendant arrived at the scene but the culprit could not be found.

RCMP ask for public assistance in locating stolen sailboat

A 25-foot Cal25 sailboat, similar style to the boat in the photo, was stolen from a residence near 12-Mile during the weekend.

RCMP say an owner's sailboat sailed away sometime between Friday (November 1) and Tuesday (November 5).

The 25-foot Cal25 sailboat, riding on a grey galvanized Highlander boat
trailer with a BC licence plate of 998684, went missing between Friday at 4 p.m. to Tuesday at 2 p.m. from a private residences in the 12 Mile area north of Nelson on Highway 3A.

The sailboat  has a white hull and yellow/brown upper portion. The boat also has an identifying item of the is that it does have a hole drilled in the hull to drain water that was trapped inside.

Tips flooding in after composite sketch released of suspect in UBC sexual assaults

Tips flooding in after composite sketch released of suspect in UBC sexual assaults

The BC RCMP Major Crimes Section would like to thank the public for the tips that are pouring in relating to the sexual assaults on the UBC, Vancouver campus. Since the release of the suspect composite sketch on Tuesday, Nov. 5 shortly after 12 p.m., there have been 57 additional tips of varying reliability that have been received by investigators through the tip lines.

Man in custody following stabbing at Fernie Hotel

Man in custody following stabbing at Fernie Hotel

Fernie RCMP have a 54-year-old local man in custody following a stabbing incident in the Elk Valley City Monday.

Police were called to the Fernie Hotel Monday (November 4) at 9:30 p.m. to a report of a stabbing.

When officers arrived a 55-year-old male victim alleged that he had been attacked by the male suspect armed with a knife.

RCMP investigate pair of golf course B & E's

Valley View golf course, now closed, was hit with a B & E Saturday.

RCMP in Nakusp and Slocan Lake are asking for public assistance in finding the culprits responsible for a pair of break ins at the Fauquier and Valley View Golf Courses.

Sunday (November 3) RCMP in Nakusp received a report of a break and enter at the Fauquier Golf Club.

Police learned that sometime between the Friday evening (November 1) and Saturday (November 2) morning  the lock was cut off a building on the property and access was gained.

The thieves also gained access to a fuel tank and stole over 100 gallons of fuel.

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